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The Nantucket Chronicle
Ryder Ziebarth September 26, 2012 Nantucket Blues Some mornings I wake up at home in New Jersey, look out my bedroom window, and know it is going to be a “Nantucket-y Day”. Islanders and off-islanders alike know what these words means – the crystal...
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Having a Senior Moment October 2011 Older Island Residents Pen Memoir Collection ...
Silvery clouds brushed with the marigold underpinnings of a dawn just rising in India, hovered above a canopy of thick, linty smog. Dazed and worn out after a 15 hour flight from Newark to Mumbai, I elbowed my way through the baggage area, rife with curried body odor and rapid fire Hindi prattle. I muscled my bag through the hordes and out onto the...
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Tired from unloading suitcases, fishing gear and coolers of food, from two cars to one tiny Nantucket rental cottage, I cringed when my 19 year old daughter, Lizzie, begged me to stop organizing. “Come with me to put my kayak into Polpis Harbor, Mom. This nice weather won’t last forever,” she said.” You can do your ‘ship- shape’...
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I am a contributing writer for N magazine, a beautiful new seasonal glossy on Nantucket Island. I have written for two newspapers, The Vineyard Gazette and The Cape Cod Oracle. I graduated with a journalism degree from a small New England College( editor of...
ryder’s Favorite Books
Ahab's Wife;Bird By Bird;Stephen King on Writing;Townie;Kings of the Earth;Second Tree From The Corner;A Light in August;A Fine Balance;The Pantagonia Express...